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francisco police about the case of 10-year-old kevin collins, who disappeared nearly 30 years ago. >> rain on the way. doesn't look like it in this picture, though. lots of blue sky there. ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo will tell us when. >> reporter: we are live at the 18th hole at pebble beach, where the stars have come out for the at&t golf pro-am. we'll show you some of the fun just getting started and why the tournament is so special for the celebrities. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome. but when i cook up some beef, ketchup, relish and cheese, cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. . >>> in just a few hours, we're expecting san francisco police to reveal new details in the kevin collins case. he's the 10-year-old boy who vanished nearly 30 years ago. last night, ktvu news took exc
of the most high profile missing child cases, the 1994 disappearance of 10-year-old kevin collins. 1984, excuse me. today police release ed stunnin new details about a man that's dead they're calling a person of interest. nbc bay area's arturo santiago joins us with the new information on this cold case. arturo? >> reporter: raj, investigators do now have a new person of interest in the case of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984. the problem is this person of interest has been dead for more than five years. >> ai appreciate the fact we're still working on this. >> reporter: police are referring to this new person of interest as wayne jackson. although he's used a total of five different aliases and in 2008 he died of natural causes under the name of dan therrien. >> this case is a case that haunts the san francisco police department and the city of san francisco and has pretty much throughout the entire career of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: new members of the cold case unit had recently been reviewing the case and while reviewing notes on an old interview with jackso
ever to closing the kevin collins case. tonight they have named a person of interest in the decades old disappearance of the 10-year-old boy. kpix 5 reporter phil matier tells us investigators suspected him from the start. >> reporter: but he proved to be a very elusive character even though his history would have put him in the spotlight from the beginning. >> reporter: at the time he was known as wayne jackson but the man in the spotlight now for the abduction of kevin collins 30 years ago went by many names before dying of natural causes in the sunset in san francisco in 2008. >> this case is a case that haunts the san rancisco police department and the city and has pretty much throughout the entire careers of everybody that's standing here. >> reporter: a fresh look at the crime by the cold case unit let to the searched of his old haight district home last week where jackson and his roommate lived just blocks away from where 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared on the way home from basketball practice in 1984. jackson was a suspect in part bec
. she got away and police are looking for the suspect. >>> in the case of kevin collins who disappeared nearly 30 years ago, san francisco police have finally identified a person of interest and today kpix 5 reporter da lin spoke to kevin's mother and gets her reaction to why it took police so long to name a suspect. >> over the years i have always said. i don't know who to be angry at. i don't know who. >> reporter: she now knows who to be angry at. she believes this man kidnapped and killed her son kevin collins 29 years ago. >> we might not get the answers and we don't have a burial for kevin. >> reporter: ann doesn't recognize the man but saying looking at his mugshot brings back all the pain and emotions of losing 10-year-old kevin who was last seen leaving basketball practice at a san francisco school. >> it's appointing he got away with this all these years. >> reporter: police say the man had a history of kidnapping and sexual assaults against boys. and he lived near where kevin disappeared in 1984. detectives say the main reason
and arrest until recently when the cold case unit began looking at this case. >> new at 6:00 kevin collins aunt and uncle say they were hoping for more today. they watched the news conference. his uncle appreciates effort police are making but thinks investigators let jackson slip their fingers in the 08s. >> got to give sfpd credit for reopening the case and putting a lot of resources behind it but they were so close they should have had it. what they're doing now, looks like they're doing everything. we had an office right next door to where this guy was. we were there six months and he he was living that whole time probably laughing at us, you know? it's my feeling. i think they should have had him. >> his aunt says she's not sure why police are making such an effort now to search for a suspect. >> fairfield police are asking for your help to find a killer of a 7th grade girl. the guardian reported her missing thursday evening. the-]9ñm girl's naked body discovered friday morning at allen wit park. today investigators say an autopsy confirmed she was killed but they have not said now.
is planned form night. >> it's a first in the kevin collins case from 30 years ago. police are naming a person of interest in the disappearance of the 10-year-old. they say that person of interest was wayne jackson. he used at least four other names including dan ferrian. he died in 2008. he had a history of kidnapping and molestation in san francisco and in canada in the years before kevin collins geared in 1984. >> when we heard his background i just got chills. , you know? in a way he got away with murder. he never had to face the court of law with almost anything he did apparently. he faces a higher court. >> investigators developed new leads in the case and that triggered a search of jackson's old house. that search turned up what appeared to be animal bones. now police are turning to the public, trying to find new leads in the case. make sure you stay here with ktvu news for all the continuing coverage of the collins case. we will bring you the latest developments on the air and online. >>> also new this morning an autopsy is planned today for the alabama gunman who held a lit
. >> the uncle of kevin collins who disappeared in 1984 and he is talking about it this man who police identified after all of this this years as a suspect in the case. the suspect is a man with a uding kidnapping who lived in the neighborhood where kevin was last seen. many aliases. wayne jackson. kelly lee dawson and dan leonard ferrian. vic lee on how the different names played a big factor in the investigation. >> since february 8, 1984 there hasn't been a tip that came into the san francisco police department that we didn't act on. >> reporter: the chief said it was difficult investigating the person of interest in it case. a person with many aliases. >> on april 16 of 1981 jackson was arrested under the name wayne jackson in fisherman's wharf area of san francisco for kidnapping and lewd acts on a child. >> i bailed out and never showed up for the court case. jackson was arrested a year later and spent six months in jail for that offense. he used another aliases when was arrested in canada nine years earlier. >> he was wanted in canada under the name raymond william stewart for a 1973 incid
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